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Rock Hudson (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  8 January 1990 (USA)
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Biography of actor Rock Hudson focuses on his struggle with his homosexuality. Based on the book by his ex-wife, Phyllis Gates, and on the court records from the civil suit brought by his ... See full summary »

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An ambitious talent agent transforms a young Midwesterner into the legendary Rock Hudson in a story about the creation of an icon, the trappings of fame, and two men whose fortunes depend on the secrets they keep.

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Henry Willson
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Biography of actor Rock Hudson focuses on his struggle with his homosexuality. Based on the book by his ex-wife, Phyllis Gates, and on the court records from the civil suit brought by his former lover, Marc Christian. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Much about his sexual preference, but little about his great movie career.
15 August 1998 | by (Danville, Va.) – See all my reviews

It would have been interesting to see more about his movie career and non -sex personal life. Nevertheless it was an interesting movie and the cast performed well. Marc Christian was painted in a more favorable light than the press did at the time of Hudson's death and the lawsuit. George Nader, who received most of his estate according to some accounts, was not in the movie at all.


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